Release Day & Review – Worth the Risk by K. Bromberg

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“Bromberg is a master at turning up the heat.”

New York Times bestselling author Katy Evans

Worth the Risk, an all-new, sexy standalone about taking chances and finding love when it’s least expected, from New York Times bestselling author K. Bromberg, is LIVE!

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Worth the Risk by K. Bromberg

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Publishing Date: May 15th, 2018

Cover Designer: Helen Williams

Photographer: Nicole Ashley Photography

Models: Oksana and Reydeon

Synopsis

This whole contest was supposed to be easy. I know, I know. Famous last words.

It’s a long story, but I messed up at work. Big time. To earn back the trust of my boss, I promised to save one of our magazines. Yep. That Hot Dad contest you’ve seen advertised all over the place was my idea. And if I’m successful, if I’m able to increase our online readership, then I get a shot at my dream job.

But the one thing I never expected to happen, happened: Contestant number ten, Grayson Malone. Hello, Mr. Difficult. And did I mention sexy as hell?

Unfortunately he knows me. The old me, anyway. And while we might be older now, I remind him of before. Of the woman who broke his heart, who hardened him, and who left him alone to raise the cutest little boy I’ve ever seen.

But I don’t want a relationship. And I definitely don’t fall for single dads with baggage. Even ones with chiseled abs and killer smiles.

But he got to me. They got to me. Him and his son and their messy, crazy life. But I got to him too. I see the stolen glances. I feel the walls he built start to crumble. I recognize that there’s an unexpected beauty to the chaos in his life.

And now that the contest is about to end, we’re left to decide whether the last six months were just fun or if what we have is worth risking it all?

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About K. Bromberg

K. Bromberg Author PhotoNew York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy, and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines, and damaged heroes who we love to hate and hate to love.

A mom of three, she plots her novels in between school runs and soccer practices, more often than not with her laptop in tow.

Since publishing her first book in 2013, Kristy has sold over one million copies of her books across sixteen different countries and has landed on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists over twenty-five times. Her Driven trilogy (Driven, Fueled, and Crashed) is currently being adapted for film by Passionflix with the first movie slated to release in the summer of 2018.

She is currently working on her Everyday Heroes trilogy. This series consists of three complete standalone novels—Cuffed, Combust, and Cockpit (late spring 2018)—and is about three brothers who are emergency responders, the jobs that call to them, and the women who challenge them.

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My Review…

– never go in search of love, go in search of life, and life will find the love you seek – Atticus

I have been a fan of K. Bromberg since forever.

Worth the Risk is just another jewel in the crown of her successes!

This story of Sidney and Grayson is spectacular.  A shared history of growing up in the same town but as time goes on, they change is such different ways.

Sidney grew up with great privilege and wealth and as a child she was a product of that. But K. elegantly shows how much Sidney has changed since then and is becoming a better person, but still has roots of big city living and jet setting trips.

Grayson, oh Grayson….such a beautiful mess he is.  He has been hurt so badly that he has used any excuse necessary to  keep himself from getting hurt again and it has worked for years.  Until Sidney comes back into town…

The chemistry between these two is WHITE hot!  From their first interaction to the last it’s just whew!! Can I just say that Grayson’s dirty talk and texts are “da bomb!”

The angst is on point! Not to much to make you want to scream and stop reading but just enough to keep you turning the pages and cheering them on!

The secondary characters are phenomenal and really help the story flow.

In my humble opinion, K has yet to write a book that I haven’t fallen in love with and with this story that love affair lives on!

Thank you for your stories and your words!

 

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Happy Release Day & Review – Breathe by Carly Phillips

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Breathe, an all-new second chance romance from Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips is LIVE!

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Fall in love with the Wards…

From troubled teen to successful general contractor, Jake Nichols turned his life around from his time in foster care. Divorced and single, he juggles his time between his daughter and his work. Next on his agenda, a new project that is his chance to prove his worth at the job he loves. Except he never anticipates that the only girl he’s ever loved and lost as a teen is now a grown and beautiful woman in charge of the project.

Phoebe Ward has survived and conquered a painful past that includes foster care and becoming a teenaged mom. She wants nothing more than to focus on the present but it’s hard when she looks into the eyes of her son, knowing she’s tried and failed to find his father. She’s resigned herself to raising him alone with the help of her family… Until a client meeting brings her face to face with her first love. A boy… now a sexy man she thought she’d never see again … and the father of her child.

So many years have gone by and both of their lives have changed drastically. Will they be able to put the past behind them and find the second chance they both deserve?

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CarlyPhillipsCarly Phillips is the N.Y. Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of over 50 sexy contemporary romance novels, including the Indie published, Dare to Love Series. She is happily married to her college sweetheart, the mother of two nearly adult daughters and three crazy dogs. Carly loves social media and is always around to interact with her readers.

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My Review…

I am really glad to have been introduced to Carly Phillips!

Breathe is the second book in the Rosewood Bay series.  I can truly say this can be read as a standalone, I haven’t read the first book and I was able to get into this story just fine.

This story of Phoebe and Jake is just lovely.  It has some angst but not overbearing and it flows so smoothly.

Phoebe has had some hard scrabble beginnings in her life and by a horrible twist of fate she is pregnant at 16. She has grown to become independent, loyal and fiercely protective of her son.

Jake to has had a rough childhood and he was able to find some solace with Phoebe when they were younger but that dadsterly fate stepped in again and separated them.  Even after the years have gone by, he has never forgotten nor lost his love for Phoebe.  But life goes on and things change, but his love stays in the back of his mind.

The swoons in this book are perfect! The romance and steam are fabulous and yet again I have really enjoyed another book by Carly!

Read this book and you will fall in love with the folks of Rosewood Bay!

 

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Happy Release Day & Review – Merciless by W Winters

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Title: Merciless
Author: Willow Winters
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 15, 2018
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Today
 bestselling author Willow Winters comes a heart pounding,
edge-of-your-seat gripping, romantic suspense.
I should’ve known she would ruin me the moment I saw her.

Women like her are made to destroy men like me.

Given to me to start a war; I was too eager to accept.

I didn’t
know what she’d do to me.

She sees through me in a way no one else ever has.

Her innocence and vulnerability make me weak for her and I hate it.

I know better than to give in to temptation.  I should have known that she
would change everything.A ruthless man doesn’t let a soul close to him.

A cold-hearted man doesn’t risk anything for anyone.

A powerful man with a beautiful woman at his mercy … he doesn’t fall for her.

 

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Author Bio

Willow Winters is so happy to be a USA Today, Wall Street Journal and #1 Contemporary Bestselling Romance Author. She likes her action hot and her bad boys hotter. She certainly doesn’t hold back on either one in her writing!Willow started writing after having her little girl, Evie, December 2015. All during her pregnancy with Evie she continued to read and she only wanted to read romance. She was reading a book a day — sometimes two.

In January 2016 Willow was staying up late with Evie and just thinking of all these stories. They came to her constantly so she finally sat down and just started writing. She always wanted to do it so she figured, why not? Today Willow cannot be happier for making that decision!

 

My Review…

New branding and new stories from the fantastic W Winters!

Merciless, the story of Carter and Aria is dark, twisted and oh so good.  Like a piece of devils food cake, rich and decadent.

There is such mystery in the story, right from the start and Ms. Winters lets you have just little nibbles of it, making you want more and more.

Aria is sheltered, but she doesn’t realize how much she was until she is given to Carter.

Carter blames her in his own twisted way of becoming the man that he is, but was she really? You need to read this story to find out.

The relationship that develops between Carter and Aria is mind bending and oh so steamy! You can feel the desperation in Aria and the patience in Carter.

Readers will get a surprise at the end that you won’t see coming and it will grab you and hold on until Ms. Winters is ready to let you go.

This is a page turner, this is a story you need to read slowly and savor so you don’t miss anything!

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Happy Release Day & Review – Melt for You by J.T. Geissinger

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MELT FOR YOU by J.T. Geissinger is available now! Read an excerpt below and pick up your copy of this sexy contemporary romance!

 

About MELT FOR YOU

A wallflower gets seduction tips from a playboy athlete—until love changes the rules.

Socially awkward Joellen Bixby has a date every Saturday—with her cat, a pint of ice cream, and fantasies of the way-too-handsome Michael Maddox. She’d give anything to win over the unattainable CEO of her firm, but how can she when she blends in so well with her cubicle? The answer may be closer than she thinks.

Cameron McGregor is a cocky, tattooed Scottish rugby captain who just moved in next door. He’s not Jo’s type—at all—but the notorious playboy is offering to teach the wallflower everything he knows about inspiring desire. Though a lot of women have rumpled Cam’s kilt, Jo is special. Far from the ugly duckling she thinks she is, in Cam’s eyes she’s sharp, funny, and effortlessly sexy. Now, thanks to him, Jo is blooming with confidence and has the man of her dreams within reach.

Unfortunately for Cam, he’s just helped to push the woman of his dreams into the arms of another man—and now he’s in the fight of his life to keep this beauty from getting away.

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“Remember to breathe,” he whispers.

“Just kiss me already,” I whisper back, surprised by how much it sounds like a plea.

“Your eyes are still open.”

I immediately shut them.

His soft laugh sends a thrill up my spine. “If only you were that obedient all the time, lass.” He lightly nips my lower lip, a dark, delicious little promise.

My hands. What do I do with my hands? They’re flattened against his chest again, but that seems lame, so I slide them up around his neck…and discover his hair. Good lord. Thick, glossy strands of hair slide like silk between my fingers. It’s longer than any of the men’s at the office, much longer than Michael’s, past the collar of his shirt, dark and waving, exquisitely soft.

As his tongue slowly begins to probe my mouth, I tug on all that gorgeous hair, forgetting I’m not supposed to be enjoying this.

I arch against him, softening, expanding, breathing deeply through my nose as the kiss deepens and begins to burn. I wasn’t kidding when I said he was experienced. He knows exactly what to do, how to get my blood sizzling and my heart hammering and all the pornographic images of him nude and splayed out like the best Christmas gift I’ve ever received pulsing like neon signs inside my head.

My nipples tighten. There’s a new heaviness between my legs, but it’s not him, it’s me, flushed and aching, every pull of his lips sending a spike of heat to that hollow space inside me that I’m becoming acutely aware of, its muted little howls of need.

I break away to check in before I lose myself completely and choke him with my prehensile tongue. “How’m I doing?” I mumble, flushed and out of breath.

His eyes drift open. Hot and dark, they pin me in place. “Jury’s still out,” he says, his voice thick. “Need more evidence.”

His mouth. I will drown in the pleasure of his mouth. I’ll die on this sofa and Mrs. Dinwiddle will find my body, fingers and toes chewed on by the poor starving cat.

The kiss grows decadent. Sinful. I moan, a desperate sound rising from the back of my throat. It has an interesting effect on Cam.

His entire body goes stiff.

He takes my head in both hands, breaks the kiss, and turns his face away. He breathes raggedly for a few moments, his nostrils flared and his jaw like granite. With his fingers pressed into my scalp, he says roughly, “You can’t make noises like that.”

Oh God. I sound like a warthog. A donkey. A trained pig, snuffling through the underbrush in search of truffles. “Okay.”

The humiliation in my voice makes his eyes slash to mine. “It’s not bad. It’s just…distracting.”

Distracting?

He slightly shifts his weight, and things are clarified.

I bite my lip so hard I might have drawn blood. My heart is a hummingbird beating frantically against a cage. I whisper, “You said you wouldn’t get aroused.”

He looks at my mouth like a warlord looking over a kingdom he’s just seized. “I lied.”

A kiss again, dangerous, like standing at the edge of a cliff and looking over, shifting dirt and rocks tumbling beneath your feet. My fingers twist in his hair. His hands move my head, left or right, however he wants it, a throbbing pulse like drumbeats in my ears. I’m so turned on I feel frantic, unstable, like I might break out of my own skin.

Caterpillar becoming butterfly. Chrysalis shed, wings outstretched, wind beneath my belly. Caught on an updraft. Beating, beating, flying free.

He breaks the kiss, suddenly, shatteringly, the separation like breaking glass. Dizzy, I whimper at the loss of his mouth.

“Fuck. Joellen. Fuck.”

He’s panting, his voice a desperate rasp. He radiates heat like a furnace. Even his hands on my head are hot, burning right through my skull.

With his scent in my nose and his heat wrapped around me and his heart pounding against mine, I’m somewhere else. I’m someone else. A gypsy, casting spells. A sloe-eyed singer in a smoky jazz club. A femme fatale in a film noir, all knowing smiles and long legs and a throaty voice with an edge like a purr.

“Don’t stop,” I say in my new voice. “You taste so good.”

He stares right at me, his eyes intensely aglow. Tiger eyes. Wolf eyes. The eyes of a predator about to pounce on his meal.

He growls, “You like the way I taste?”

There’s a challenge in the question. Other than his ragged breathing, he’s so still, every muscle tensed.

What’s happening?

I come back to myself abruptly, all at once aware of how far this little experiment has gone, how dangerously close it is to the point of no return, and the cat up on the kitchen table eating the remains of Cam’s dinner from his plate.

Oh shit. My face floods with heat.

I’m not a gypsy. I’m not a femme fatale. I’m an awkward, lonely woman sitting on the lap of the most famous athlete on the planet, making an utter fool of myself.

 

 

About J.T. Geissinger

A former headhunter, J.T. Geissinger is the author of more than a dozen novels in contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense.

She is the recipient of the Prism Award for Best First Book, the Golden Quill Award for Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, and is a two-time finalist for the RITA® Award from the Romance Writers of America®. Her work has also finaled in the Booksellers’ Best, National Readers’ Choice, and Daphne du Maurier Awards.

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My Review…

A Slow Burn Novel

Wowza….I fell in love with J.T.’s work when I stumbled upon her Bad Habit Series.

Melt for You is the story of Joellen and Cameron.

Oh Joellen, I feel your pain! When you hear the negativity all the time it becomes you.  Her world before was dull and gray.  She felt her life was settled, she felt like she was as content as she could be.  She had unrequited love, that she kept to herself for YEARS!  Her self esteem was shattered and she needed a bright dose of color. She could be so much more.

Enter Cameron, Scottish, rugby player and alpha swooniness. He has such a dose of fresh air and color! His bravado and his ego was fantastic! He knew he was hot stuff and wasn’t afraid to share it. But under all that alpha swagger, beat a heart of gold and a beautiful soul.

Joellen and Cameron’s interactions and quick dialogue in the beginning was hilarious! I could just picture them squabbling in Joellen’s apartment.  It was refreshing to see how the reader didn’t know ages until later, and then I fell for Cameron harder.  I wanted to smack Joellen upside the head and tell her to really see how hard Cameron was working to make her fall in love with her. Cameron helped Joellen realize that she was perfect, just the way she was!

J.T. call this series Slow Burn and it totally is with Joellen and Cameron.  It was slow, it was delicious to see it play out and the ending was so lovely.  Thank you for your words! Your stories are phenomenal!

 

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Blog Tour!! Bane by L.J. Shen

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Bane, the highly-anticipated next standalone in the Sinners of Saint Series by L.J. Shen is LIVE

Bane

Naked surfer. Habitual pothead. A con, a liar, a thief and a fraud.

Last I heard, he was extorting the rich and screwing their wives for a living.

Which is why I’m more than a little surprised to find him at my threshold, looking for my friendship, my services, and most puzzling of all—looking humbled.

Thing is, I’m on a boycott. Literally—I cut boys from my life. Permanently.

Problem is, Bane is not a boy, he is all man, and I’m falling, crashing, drowning in his sweet, perfect lies.

Jesse Carter

Hot as hell, cold as ice.

I wasn’t aware of her existence until a fat, juicy deal landed in my lap.

She’s a part of it, a little plaything to kill some time.

She is collateral, a means to an end, and a side-bonus for striking a deal with her oil tycoon stepdad.

More than anything, Jesse Carter is a tough nut to crack.

Little does she know, I have the f****** teeth for it.

EXCERPT

Bane

Then.

A liar.

A con.

A godless thief.

My reputation was a big wave that I rode, one that swallowed everyone around me, drowning every attempt to fuck with what’s mine.

I’d been known as a stoner, but power was my real drug of choice. Money meant nothing. It was tangible, and therefore easy to lose. See, to me, people were a game. One I’d always known how to win.

Move the rooks around.

Change the queen when necessary.

Guard the king at all fucking times.

I was never distracted, never deterred, and never jealous.

So, imagine my surprise when I found myself being all three at once.

It was a siren with coal black hair who robbed me of riding the biggest wave I’d seen that summer. Of my precious attention. Of my goddamn breath.

She glided from the ocean to the beach like nightfall.

I crouched down, straddling my surfboard, gawking.

Edie and Beck stopped beside me, floating on their boards in my periphery.

“This one’s taken by Emery Wallace,” Edie had warned. Thief.

“This one’s the hottest masterpiece in town.” Beck had chuckled. Con.

“More importantly, she only dates rich bastards.” Liar.

I had all the ingredients to pull her in.

Her body was a patch of fresh snow. White, fair, like the sun shone through her, never quite soaking in. Her skin defied nature, her ass defied my sanity, but it was the words on her back that made my logic rebel.

It wasn’t her curves or the way she swayed her hips like a dangling, poisonous apple that warranted my reaction to her.

It was that tattoo I had noticed when she swam close to me earlier, the words trickling down the nape of her neck and back in a straight arrow.

My Whole Life Has Been Pledged to This Meeting with You

Pushkin.

I only knew one person who went gaga over the Russian poet, and, like the famous Alexander, he was currently six feet under.

My friends began to paddle back to shore. I couldn’t move. It felt like my balls were ten tons heavy. I didn’t believe in love at first sight. Lust, maybe, but even that wasn’t the word I was looking for. No. This girl fucking intrigued me.

“What’s her name?” I snatched Beck’s ankle, yanking him back to me. Edie stopped pedaling and looked back, her gaze ping-ponging between us.

“Doesn’t matter, bro.”

“What’s. Her. Name?” I repeated through a locked jaw.

“Dude, she’s, like, way young.”

“I will not repeat myself a third time.”

Beck’s throat bobbed with a swallow. He knew damn well that I didn’t mess around. If she was legal—it was on.

“Jesse Carter.”

Jesse Carter was going to be mine before she even knew me.

Before I even knew her.

Before her life turned upside down and her fate rewrote itself with her blood.

So here was the truth that even my lying ass wouldn’t admit later on in our story—I wanted her before.

Before she became business.

Before the truth caged her in.

Before the secrets gushed out.

I never did get to surf that day.

My surfboard broke.

Should have known it was an omen.

My heart was going to be next in line.

And for a small chick, she did one hell of a fucking job obliterating it.

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LJShenL.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets peoples’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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Happy Release Day & Review – Edge of Retribution by Jacob Chance

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Title: Edge of Retribution
Author: Jacob Chance
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 10, 2018

 

Blurb
Landing my dream job has me eagerly looking
toward the future. But when I see Nash Garrison after six long years, my world
is thrown completely off its axis. 
He was my only friend
and confidant during the worst days of my life, and I fell hopelessly in love
with him. No eighteen year old girl could resist his protective nature and
charming grin. I was no exception.
Now, together, we’re
about to bring down the man responsible for my parents’ deaths. Revenge has
been the driving force fueling every decision I’ve ever made – except for
Nash. 
What is it about him
that sends the most rational parts of my brain into a tailspin? And how do I
balance on the edge of retribution without tumbling into heartbreak once more?

 

 

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Jacob
Chance grew up in New England and still lives there today. He’s a martial
artist, a football fan, a practical joker and junk food lover.



A writer of
sports romcoms and romantic suspense, Jacob plans on providing you with many
more stories.

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My Review…

I am embarrassed to admit that this is the first book by Jacob that I have read. I know, I know, let the public shaming commence! If I gauge his previous books to this one, you can bet your sweet a&& I will be going back and reading more!

There is so few male romance writers out there I have been lucky to have been able to read some fantastic works and Jacob is right up there with the best of them!

This story is about Zoe and Nash, when they first meet under horrible circumstances, you can feel the chemistry between them and when they meet again years later, well the fire between them is alive and well!

This was an action packed story with just the right touch of romance, neither one is overwhelming. It’s the perfect blend.

Zoe is wise beyond her years and what she witnesses just makes her grow up all the faster. She is fierce, she is independent but has that vulnerability that will stay with her forever.

Nash is the perfect alpha hero, he is protective, swoony and goes after what he wants.

There are twists and turns that will keep you guessing till the end of the book. I am hoping to see more from the secondary characters (hint, hint…Belfast and Grace) read the story and you will agree!

I am so glad to have had the opportunity to read this story and you have a new fan in me Jacob! Well done! I tip my proverbial hat to you sir!

 

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Happy Release Day & Review – Bane by L.J. Shen

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Bane, the highly-anticipated next standalone in the Sinners of Saint Series by L.J. Shen is LIVE

Bane

Naked surfer. Habitual pothead. A con, a liar, a thief and a fraud.

Last I heard, he was extorting the rich and screwing their wives for a living.

Which is why I’m more than a little surprised to find him at my threshold, looking for my friendship, my services, and most puzzling of all—looking humbled.

Thing is, I’m on a boycott. Literally—I cut boys from my life. Permanently.

Problem is, Bane is not a boy, he is all man, and I’m falling, crashing, drowning in his sweet, perfect lies.

Jesse Carter

Hot as hell, cold as ice.

I wasn’t aware of her existence until a fat, juicy deal landed in my lap.

She’s a part of it, a little plaything to kill some time.

She is collateral, a means to an end, and a side-bonus for striking a deal with her oil tycoon stepdad.

More than anything, Jesse Carter is a tough nut to crack.

Little does she know, I have the f****** teeth for it.

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LJShenL.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets peoples’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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My Review…

My Whole Life Has Been Pledged to This Meeting with you – Pushkin

That quote, can be read over and over again and mean different things.  That’s what I believe LJ was trying to convey in this book.

I fell in lust (yes, I said lust) with Bane when he was introduced in Scandalous and I was so excited to find out that he was getting his own story and damn what a story it was!

Bane and Jesse. These two just blew me away.

Jesse is what Bane calls “a dazzling tragedy” and that what she was, by no fault of her own.  I don’t think I have ever cried or cringed so hard for a heroine before, her back story absolutely killed me in the best way.  And as LJ’s spoiler says before you even get into the story “the princess saves herself in this fairytale” and she does so brilliantly and bravely.

Bane…I am glad have found out what his real name was and to be able to read his backstory too.  What happened to him that made him become the man he is.  But with a financial opportunity he became a sort of savior to Jesse and he became a beautiful soul.  Never giving up and yet keeping his surfer boy swagger.

I have been a long time fan of LJ and she has yet to write something that I haven’t fell in love with and Bane is absolutely no exception, in fact I will be putting this into the running for one of my best of 2018 books!

Well done LJ!

 

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